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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Multi-Cultural Celebration

image Closed to 300 children and family members attended the Mundelein District 75 Multi-Cultural Celebration in which students showcased various cultures with posters, ethnic dishes and professional and student performances. There are about 400 students in gr...Read on... Facebook photos of the event
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Judge and Village Recognize Students


Lake County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Shanes and Village of Mundelein Police Chief Eric Guenther partner with Carl Sandburg, Fremont, and West Oak Middle Schools to recognize area middle school students for exceptional academic achievement and/or behavio...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Athletes Heading to State


Carl Sandburg Middle School competed in the IESA Sectional Meet at North Chicago High School. The following student have qualified and will represent Sandburg at this weekend's state track meet in Peoria: Jordyn Miller was champion in the 800 and 1600 met...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2017

Ingenuity Results in Life Size Pyramid


Each year D75 teachers elect to use the IMSA program to provide students with problem based learning models that challenge them to think through real life problems. The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Fusion program is a STEM enrichment program f...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Mundance Film Festival


Paparazzi was on hand for the famed directors, actors and other District 75 stars who arrived at MHS for the Mundance Film Festival. Students from the district's schools were invited to submit film works that were judged during the big event. Awards were ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 30, 2017

MASC Serves Veterans

image The Mundelein Police Department and area school students spent a recent Friday serving a multi-course meal to dozens of veterans. The police department oversees The Mundelein After School Coalition (MASC), which consists of students from area middle scho...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Track Team Steams Ahead

image The Sandburg track team is expecting to get strong performances as the season progresses. The big meets are on the horizon – conference, sectionals and state. CSMS is the defending champions in both the conference and the sectionals meets. &am...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Schuler Award Recipients

image The following CSMS eighth graders are the recipients of the Schuler Foundation Award at Mundelein High School. The school selected 12 recipients from area middle schools. The school’s award winners are Stephanie Diaz and Emilio Moreno. The Mund...Read on...
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Rolling Out the Red Carpet

image The Oscars are coming to Mundelein District 75. Students have been invited to submit works of video art that will be shown on “the big” screen at Mundelein High School. The Mundance Film Festival will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday,...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Jazz Night

image About 30 sixth through eighth graders performed a variety of jazz pieces during a recent Jazz Night. Strings of Pearls and Lil Darlin' were just a few of the pieces played by students. Please click here for more photos. Awards were handed out to the foll...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Fifth Graders Tour CSMS


Close to 190 Mechanics Grove fifth graders recently toured CSMS, where they will be spending the next three years of their educational career beginning in the fall. Fifth graders toured the library, classrooms, cafeteria and were given an overview of what...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Think College

image Carl Sandburg Middle School teachers are determined to change the course of students’ lives whose parents never had the opportunity to attend college. They are giving them a taste of college. On a recent day students visited the College of Lake...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Students Shine in Art Fair

Art Fair Students from Mundelein School District 75 displayed dozens of artwork at the Mundelein All Area Art Show. All forms of artistic expression was on display by students in grades kindergarten through high school. Paintings, pencil, oil pastel, and chalk pa...Read on...
Posted on: April 8, 2017

Mayor Delivers Math Cup


Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz presented school plaques and awards to the highest scoring Mayor’s Cup Math Challenge students at Sandburg. There were three students. About 40 CSMS students participated in the math challenge.&...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Math Challenge Creates Buzz with Students


Close to 40 students from CSMS worked together and collaborated on math problems applying strategies as they competed in the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup Math Challenge generating excitement among Mundelein students and teachers. “Althou...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Poetry Slam

image Eighth graders slammed poetry in Jessica Kalina’s language arts class recently. Having students share their work with one another, whether it's poetry or another form of writing, is a great way to have students contribute to their individual an...Read on...
Posted on: March 12, 2017

Tower Building Brings Out STEM

image Students are well on their way to becoming engineers with the engaging tower building activity CSMS Teacher Jessica Feinstein challenged her students to undertake. Before they were even given the balsa wood and glue to build their structure, they were re...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: March 5, 2017

Mini College


Colleges, trades and professionals spoke recently to CSMS students about work options. Carl Sandburg Middle School is taking career readiness very seriously by inviting college representatives to campus to outline what eighth graders must accomplish in hi...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Studying World War I


Eighth graders in Sara Kee’s social studies class have been creating posters that tell the story of World War I. In developing these posters students researched the countries involved in this war, what the outcome of the war was, where the war w...Read on...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

World Read Aloud Day

image Students were reading, teachers were reading to classrooms, and authors were Skyping students about literature in schools across Mundelein District 75 on World Read Aloud Day. World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud...Read on... Facebook photos
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Great Depression


Students in Jessica Kalina’s eighth grade social studies class took a long look at the hardships some of their ancestors faced during the 1930s Great Depression. Men were out of work, families begged for food, and many people lived on the street...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Career Paths

image MHS counselors have been meeting with Carl Sandburg eighth graders to discuss career options when they begin school there in the fall. They discuss a student's pathway to career success through the academic classes they take in high school. "Carl Sa...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Saturday Scholars


Saturday Scholars courses explore topics in greater depth than is possible during the conventional school day. This is a supplemental opportunity to broaden your child’s education, extend their learning, and to make connections between academics...Read on...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017



Sixth graders re-enacted Night at the Museum for parents and staff to learn about Egyptian culture and history.

Posted on: January 20, 2017

Wrestling Meet


Wrestlers hit the mat in meet.

Posted on: January 13, 2017

D75 Art Studio Displays Student Artwork

image About 30 students were recognized by the Mundelein School District 75 Board of Education for artwork their teachers chose to display in Studio 75. The Studio, located in the Mundelein School District 75 Administration Center, featured the student artwor...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

District 75 Robotics Teams Qualify for State

image All six of Mundelein District 75 robotics teams have qualified to compete in the state championship this year. The D.R.E.A.M. (District 75 Robotics Engineering And Math) Team members in grades four through eight recently won their regional competitions...Read on...
Posted on: December 15, 2016

NJHS Efforts Net 1,000 Food Items


The combined efforts of students, staff and parents at Carl Sandburg Middle School resulted in about 1,000 items being collected for the Fremont Township Food Pantry. Thank you so much for supporting this activity and the Mundelein community.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Hour of Code


Throughout Mundelein District 75 students recently spent an hour participating in the national Hour of Code, a global movement where more than millions of students internationally are practicing coding. The Hour of Code provides students at Washington, Me...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Community Outreach


The CSMS Community Service Club adopted a Township Family and students shopped recently at Target for gifts for the family members. Students included gifts for the children as well as adults from the $450 they raised through a bake sale and cash donations...

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Watch a short video about the project.
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Winter Band Concert


About 220 students in grades 5 to 8 performed in the D75 Winter Band Concert. Please visit the D75 Facebook page for more photos from the event. Please click here to see a short video of the evening.Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016



Two CSMS students recently won high honors for compositions they created in the Illinois State Music Composition Contest. Seventh grader Tori Collins earned first place for her composition, "Sam's Hawaiian Vacation”. With her composition&am...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Motivational Speaker


Thanks to funding from the D75 PTO, Adrian Peterson, retired NFL Running Back, inspired students at all three schools. The schools invited Mr. Peterson because he is a local hero who has worked very hard to persevere in life.  He has had a speech...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Tough on the Court


Winter sports are underway. The boys and girls basketball teams are playing tough on the court. They have a spirited cheer team behind them. Be sure to get out to a game to cheer them on.

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

Pillow Project

image Students in CSMS teachers Melissa Parilla and Heather Franz classes decorate pillow cases for military personnel on Veterans Day. The teachers are working with the organization, Operation Care Package. Read on... Click here to see photos of the students working.
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Coast Guard


National Coast Guard Salvatore Loggia, MST2, showed first hand how oil spills affect the ecosystems around them during a presentation on ecology in Carl Sandburg Middle School Teacher Melissa Parilla’s class.Read on...

Coast Guard Demonstration
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Chamber Music


About 85 seventh and eighth graders performed during CSMS' Chamber Night. Each instrument section performed its own musical piece as well as came together for some lively selections. Seventh graders played Hakuna Matata, Pink Panther and You're a...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Newton's Law


CSMS students applied Newton’s Laws on cars they created using CO2 cartridges. Students applied acceleration and force to increase the speed of their balsa wood cars. Before the race began students use the engineering process to design their car...

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Watch a 15-second video here
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Soccer Champs


The CSMS eighth grade boys and girls soccer team took first place in the Lakeside Conference Tournament defeating Edgewood 5-1. Congratulations players!

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Students Love New Choir Program


CSMS has re-launched a choir program that has been dormant for about four years.

Thanks to funding from the district’s STEAM Foundation, some 40 students are receiving vocal training that will likely serve them well when they get to high school.

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Watch a brief video about the program
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Young At Heart


About 25 CSMS Student Council members cheerfully greeted grandparents and seniors from the Mundelein community as they filed into the school’s annual Young at Heart breakfast.

Guests were served piping hot coffee, eggs and sausage as well as an assortm...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Robotics Team Gears Up for Competition


D75's Robotic Team is programming robots and designing them to conduct tasks in preparation for upcoming competitions. Watch a brief video on the process.

Video on Robotics Program
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Club Cleans Up Streets and School


Members of the Carl Sandburg Middle School Community Service Club recently spent an afternoon picking up trash around their school and along Midlothian Road. Please click here to see a short video on the project.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

DREAM Team Visits Tech Show


Tiger DREAM Team students toured the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS-The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the largest manufacturing technology trade show in the Western Hemisphere. The students in grades 6 to 8 experienced a variety of hands...Read on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2016

Band Marches in the MHS Parade


The CSMS band marched in the MHS homecoming parade.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Students Mesmerized with STEAM


Close to 200 children from the Mundelein area explored the Innovation Station at its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 20. Innovation Station, at 470 N. Lake Street, is the first of product of District 75’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Attention CSMS Athletes!

Cross County and Girls Volleyball will start the first week of school! Be ready with a sports physical complete!!!

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Preparing for School


There are 135 students who are working on their literacy skills and science, technology and engineering skills during the Mundelein School District 75 summer school program. Along with a dedicated teaching staff senior citizens and high school students fr...Read on...

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